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Aloor Dom / আলুর দম রেসিপি

In the name of everything comforting and good, this classic dish is a mix of abundant spices with soft round potatoes.

Give your taste buds a treat and try this easy and delicious recipe of aloor dom. Best served with rice, luchi, pharatha or roti.

Be sure to also check our version of aloor dom!


Small potatoes (boiled) 600 grams

Coriander powder 1/2 tsp

Cumin powder 1/2 tsp

Yogurt 1/2 cup

Sugar 1 tsp

Salt to taste

Garam masala 1/2 tsp

Kasuri methi/ Fenugreek leaves 1 tsp

Green chillies 4-5 pcs

Coriander leaves 1/4 cup

Tomato paste:

Garlic cloves (halved) 5 pcs

Ginger 1 inch (sliced)

Cherry Tomato (halved) 1/2 cup

Onions (cubed) 1/2 cup

Cloves 2 pcs

Cashew nut 1/4 cup

Green cardamom 2 pcs

Cinnamon 1 stick

Black peppercorns 5 pcs

Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp

Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp

Red chilli powder 1/2 tsp


Wash, peel and boil potatoes. Set them aside.


  • Place potatoes in a mixing bowl, toss them around with a pinch of red chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt to taste

  • Fry them in a pan until they turn slightly golden brown, for approximately 2-3 min

  • Heat oil in a pan, add raw cumin seeds. Roast them for a minute, then add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, cumin powder and coriander powder.

  • Add tomato paste and sauté them for couple minutes over medium heat. Add water if needed while sautéing.

  • In a bowl, mix yogurt with sugar and add to gravy. Sauté again for couple minutes until the oil surfaces to the top.

  • Add fried boiled potatoes and 1 cup water. Close lid and let it cook for 15 mins at low-medium heat. Add fenugreek leaves, green chillies and coriander leaves.

Serve hot, alongside luchi or parathas! Enjoy!



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